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ERSTE Foundation DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung Am Belvedere 1 1100 Vienna Austria
Managing Board Mario Catasta (CEO), Boris Marte (deputy CEO), Eva Höltl, Franz Portisch
Supervisory Board Bettina Breiteneder, Ilse Fetik, Maximilian Hardegg, Barbara Pichler, Peter Pichler, Johanna Rachinger, Markus Trauttmansdorff, Andreas Treichl (chairmain), Manfred Wimmer (deputy chairman).
Registered purpose The foundation’s purpose is to support its beneficiaries. The foundation achieves its purpose by using income generated from assets that are dedicated to the foundation. The foundation’s purpose is also to conserve and promote the savings bank (Sparkasse) philosophy. ERSTE Foundation is the largest Austrian savings bank foundation. It was created in 2003 from Erste Österreichische Spar-Casse Anteilsverwaltungsparkasse, which had been the direct legal successor of Erste österreichische Sparkasse of 1819. As a private foundation of an Austrian savings bank, it has a duty to engage in charitable action as well as a special role as the main shareholder of Erste Group. It invests the income it receives from its shareholding in social development in Austria and Central and Southeast Europe.
Basic orientation Promoting and understanding between civil society initiatives, particularly in the areas of social inclusion and integration, democratic processes, European cooperation, and contemporary culture.
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